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Posted:
4/12/2019
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Per Diem Meteorologist
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CBS | Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Per Diem Meteorologist

REF#: 32518

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Chicago, IL

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV's satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Anchor Weather segments on news shows, as needed.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

ANCHOR:

* Present Weather information on-air with understanding and confidence


* Report live and on-tape - scripted and unscripted


* Appear at public and station events, as required


* Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy and fairness


* Vacation coverage as needed


* Other duties, as assigned



PRODUCER:

* Prepare and coordinate on-air material for daily newscasts


* Ensure that daily show production deadlines are met, in consultation with executive producer and meteorologist


* Knowledge of the WSI graphics computer


* Ability to create creative graphics on the WSI computer


* Monitor weather


* Contribute story ideas


* Field produce, as needed


* Other duties, as assigned



CORE COMPETENCIES:

* Innovative, organized, and results-oriented


* Must have strong knowledge of local and national weather


* Ability to assemble high quality video and editorial content


* Ability to write and edit broadcast copy


* Appear comfortable on camera


* Ability to do live field reporting work on weather and news stories


* Ability to work under deadline pressure


* Must demonstrate leadership and people skills


* Contribute to station's digital & social media strategies



QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

* Television weather producing/anchoring experience, preferably five years in top 20 market. AMS Seal required.


* Degree in Meteorology or similar field


* Available to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays



EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

About CBS

CBS distributes news and public affairs broadcasts, entertainment, sports programming and feature films to 206 independently owned and 7 CBS owned TV stations. (Source: 10-K)